Phone (419) 784-5136 | Address: 1933 E 2nd Street Defiance, Ohio 43512

Website Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission (NOCAC)

Our mission is to plan, develop, and coordinate services designed to combat conditons related to poverty.

​Head Start In-home Teacher – Defiance County or Williams County (Ohio)

The Home Visitor provides in home instruction as well as group socialization experiences for pregnant women, B-5 aged children and parent(s)/guardians to enhance the parent’s ability to fill the role of primary educator of their child.

Beginning pay:  $13.72 (CDA); $14.31 (Associates Degree); $15.45 (Bachelors Degree) hourly wage. These are 38 hour per week, non-exempt position’s.

Schedule:  Monday – Friday, hours can fall between 8-4:30 with opportunity to flex time based on the needs of the families enrolled in the program.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement plan with an agency 6% match
  • Accruals earned: Personal (2 weeks) and Vacation (1 week in first year and 2 weeks years 2-5)
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Working with a non-profit {501(c)(3)} qualifies staff for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Job Duties include:

  • Conduct weekly home visits with Birth-5 aged children and their parent(s)/guardians and model skills to encourage parent(s)/guardian to be active as their child’s primary educator.
  • Assist families in creating and implementing weekly lesson plans following a Birth to 5 home visiting curriculum.
  • Complete all sensory and developmental screenings according to HSPPS EHS and program timelines.


  • Must have college coursework as part of an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree that is normally found in Human Development, Psychology, Social Work, or ECE degrees.
  • Must have a valid Ohio driver’s License and maintain the state minimum amount of automobile liability insurance and be insurable through NOCAC’s insurance carrier. Must be over the age of 21.
  • Must be sensitive to the needs of low-income individuals and able to work with individuals of all cultural backgrounds and ages.
  • Must maintain professional boundaries, ethics and confidentiality of program, client and staff information at all times.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Head Start experience preferred.

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